Lima News story: Delphos native wins $20,000 scholarship for Wright State med school


Tricia Warnecke, a first-year medical student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.

DELPHOS — Tricia Warnecke is a first-year medical student at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine who first became interested in medicine when she broke her foot as a child.

Warnecke worked as a nurse’s aide while going working on her undergraduate degree in biology at University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Ind. She was the valedictorian biology major and served as a medical scribe in an emergency department.

She volunteered around campus during this time. She helped raise funding for a Haitian orphanage, helped sign up blood marrow donors and raised funds to support the National Down Syndrome Society.

Warnecke won a $20,000 one-year Boonshoft Scholars Scholarship.

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